#2: How to Banish Burnout Applying Job Share Principles


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What if I told you women were more stressed now than they were at the height of the pandemic?

Would it surprise you to learn that the main factor is burnout?

I’m going to let you in on a little secret today in our Mindset Minisode: job sharing is “quiet quitting’s kryptonite.

And though the term quiet quitting (the subtle disengagement many individuals have experienced in their careers) is no longer shiny and new, it’s time for a reframe.

Instead, I want you to think of “quiet quitting” as boundaried working.

In this episode, I’ll share how you can apply the job share principles in your daily life to set boundaries, delegate tasks, and foster transparent communication to combat burnout effectively.

In doing so, you might even discover a more frictionless (and equitable) co-parenting relationship. Wouldn’t that be AH-MAZ-ING??!!

So get ready discover the keys to banishing burnout by applying job share principals in your life:

Here’s a glance at this episode:

  • [2:20] The alarming statistic that reveals the toll that chronic stress has taken on women’s well-being.
  • [3:30] My “aha” from Anne Helen Petersen on how our lack of a social safety net has impacted us coupled with the life-changing event that reinforced my need to apply job share principle’s to my life.
  • [6:10] Why job sharing is “quiet quitting’s” kryptonite and the actionable steps to apply job share principles in other areas of your life to ease your overwhelm, stress, and burnout.
  • [8:05] How applying the job share principles at home creates an equal co-parenting relationship.

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Melissa Nicholson job shared for nearly a decade and is the Founder & CEO of Work Muse. Work Muse drives the adoption of job sharing in business as a source of competitive advantage while helping individuals find work-life balance. Join the #JobshareRevolution here.



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